Intel is planning to present its new chip “Sandy Bridge” at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. One of the features they are planning to present is “visibly smart”. This feature will enable handling the entire encoding process of a movie in the CPU (including the DRM authentication). The enhanced security should help […]
ION Audio’s TWIN VIDEO is the first handheld video recorder that I’ve seen with both front and back lenses. It’s great for bloggers because you can record yourself at the same time that you are recording something else. It would be perfect for interviews. It’s not HD, but it does record 640 x 480, 30 […]
The difference between a computer monitor and a TV screen seems to be becoming more irrelevant every day. Whether because we dropped cable or want a second computer display, more and more of us are connecting our computers to TVs. Devices like Warpia’s SWP100A Wireless USB PC to TV Audio/Video Display Adapter claim to let you […]
Joby’s Gorillapod Video has been designed specifically for mini-camcorders, so you can seamlessly capture video wherever you go. The omni-directional positioning video head allows for easy orientation at any angle, with seamless 360 degree pan and 135 degree tilt. Constructed of anodized aluminum, the lightweight design is engineered for durability and capture on-the-go. The Gorillapod […]
I have used video cameras for as long as I can remember. My first video camera was one of those really hefty kind that you sat on your shoulder and it used regular VCR tapes. Yeah, and I admitted it. Since then I have used every imaginable type of video camera, from ultra expensive to […]
Today Sony announced the new Walkman E-Series video MP3 player, which features up to 50 hours of audio playback (mp3 files at 128 kbps) and 10 hours of video playback (WMV at 384 kbps). This new player also features 2 of Sony’s own technologies: Clear Audio and SenseMe. Clear Audio is an audio technology that […]
Logitech has a made a pledge to bring HD video to anyone, anywhere, and has taken another step toward that goal by unveiling a full lineup of HD webcams and the recently announced Logitech Vid HD, the free and easy way to make an HD video call. A few of the new features include HD […]
The elgato EyeTV Hybrid is a beautiful little USB 2.0 TV Tuner for Mac or Windows computers. It’s “hybrid” in that it will tune just about anything you’ve got: analog cable/tv, Digital/HDTV, and Clear QAM digital cable. It even has adapters so you can hook up a Composite or S-Video source (such as an analog […]
You can get extreme with Oregon Scientific’s new HD all terrain video camera. The ATC9K can go with you skydiving to suba diving. It’s an easy-to-use, waterproof and shock-resistant camera that can be strapped to a helmet, handlebars, surfboard, or snowboard. It features 1080p HD video, shoots up to 60 frames per second, has 130 […]
Sony announced on their blog the new NEX-VG10 digital camcorder. This is the video camera they teased everyone with back in May. It uses the same sensor as the NEX-5 and NEX-3 and will use the same e-mount lenses. It will also support the mount adaptor that will let you use the catalog of A-mount lenses for […]
With the USB Video Memo you can record a 30 second video with voice message. It has a built-in 1.44 inch LCD display, USB rechargeable battery, video camera and speaker. You just need to push one button to record and another to playback. It’s available for $35 from Brando.
The latest offering from Pinnacle Systems is Pinnacle Studio 14 MovieBox Ultimate, and there are some new goodies under the hood for those of you who are long-time Pinnacle users. I started using Pinnacle video software about 6 years ago and still stand by their products as good entry-level consumer video editors. There is alot […]
The Tandberg PrecisionHD USB Video Camera is a high quality camera that captures 30 frame per second full 720p (1280×720) video and mono audio. This would be the ideal camera for corporate desktop video conferencing, or for casual or mobile video podcasting. It’s large size and decent heft make it less appealing for the business […]
Ever been in a hit and run accident? Well I have. I made a left turn and I noticed a white Honda Civic with a giant whale tail spoiler closing in fast from my right. “That car isn’t gonna stop for the light” I thought to myself. I slammed on the brakes but it was […]
Being able to keep an eye on our pets and home when we’re not there can be very useful for those of us that tend to worry. For those of us that don’t have a worrying bone in our body (me most of the time), it’s just fun to be able to check in and […]
Would a robot help you stick to your diet? Autom from Intuitive Automata thinks it can.
I’ve had the pleasure of getting to play with the new Microsoft LifeCam Cinema and I am impressed. I haven’t tried any other HD webcams but compared to my previous webcam, the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema is far superior. To make this review simple, I compared the QuickCam Pro 9000 that I purchased in March 2009 […]
Now we just need batteries that will last this long in our laptops!
VholdR has just announced the ContourHD 1080p, a wearable HD camcorder that includes a series of mounts for your goggles, helmet, handle bars, vehicle, or anywhere else you want to attach it. It’s the world’s first wearable camcorder that can capture and share 1080p video (1920×1280). It has a water resistant aluminum and fiberglass body […]
Here is some video footage from the Tokyo Toy Show which was held this past summer. The animatronic cat is kinda creepy…
With all the entries on the media player market, a device has to distinguish itself to rise above the pack. Seagate’s FreeAgent Theater does what the others do and then some. If you’ve found shortcomings with other devices, this might be your choice. I’ll take it through its paces and point out what I believe to be the […]
Let’s get right to the nitty-gritty. The Slingbox Solo lets you watch TV on your computer when you are not at your home. (For a few bucks more you can watch on your cell phone.) Why in the heck would anyone ever want to do that? Well there are those who would love to do […]